Karen L. Hudson

Karen L. Hudson is the author of Living Canvas: Your Complete Guide to Tattoos, Piercings, and Body Modification and the editor and co-author of Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos -- And the Women Who Wear Them. She has been one the world's top body art safety and acceptance advocates since 1999.


Karen L. Hudson has been an amateur artist as a hobby since grade school, and served a 12 month tattoo apprenticeship in a tattoo studio. She has numerous tattoos and body piercings herself, and continues to stay abreast of the latest advances in body modification through personal research and her relationships with other professionals in the industry.

Karen L. Hudson

I will strive to never forget what it was like to be completely new to the world of body modification. I consider myself down-to-earth, approachable and trustworthy. Your questions and concerns aren't silly or stupid to me. I am here to help you have a great body art experience. You can learn more about me by reading my extended personal bio.

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